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Jade - Foothills Brewing Company

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451 Ratings
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Ratings: 451
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 7.87%
Wants: 104
Gots: 46 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Macky20 on 02-06-2011)
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Photo of beer2day
4.58/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

"on tap" at Ridgewood in Raleigh.

Near perfect gold pour, with a great combination of lemon and orange colors. No head and no lace, but great color.

Big blast of aggressive pineapple citrus in the nose. Really nice.

Big shot of sweet, estery hops right up front. Lots of grapefruit here. Near perfect finish with strong dry fruit. Arid.

Body is just right for the style. Stands up well to the flavor push.

Really wish they would do this year round. Always great to find it somewhere.

beer2day, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of kell50
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

kell50, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of fields336
4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: light amber, honey. 1.5 finger off white head, keeps a ring of lacing around the side of the glass

S: bready, peach, citrus, resin, pineapple, fruity, grapefruit

T: huge grapefruit, peach, caramel, resin, nice bready notes on the finish

M: medium bodies, nice dry finish

O: really delicious ipa, I'll be getting a growler of this

fields336, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of fehrminator
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

fehrminator, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of DarthKostrizer
3/5  rDev -30.6%

DarthKostrizer, Jul 29, 2012
Photo of mklinger
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

mklinger, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of VncentLIFE
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Finally. on draft in Winston-Salem at the Foothills taphouse.

Very cloudy deep amber body. The smell is a testament to the hop varietal. Balanced between resinous and fruity. I guess if you had to choose a single hop, this is it. The taste follows suit. Lots of bitterness, almost to an extreme. Toes that line, in a good way. After the bitterness fades, a hint of slick sweet oranges comes in. Finishes very bitter, yet slightly smooth. Not sure its the best IPA, but very good.

VncentLIFE, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of Gatordaddy
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Gatordaddy, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of juliusseizure
4/5  rDev -7.4%

juliusseizure, Jul 05, 2012
Photo of LSUPT
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

LSUPT, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of PuFtonLyfe
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

PuFtonLyfe, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of oberon
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Finally got to try this beer yesterday at the brewpub.Poured into a standard pint glass a deep orange infused golden with a great looking sticky white head.Citrus fruits all over the place in the nose with some underlying pine,a noticable caramel malt base is there but the citric hops dominate.A deep blast of citrus hops hits ya up front and they linger thru the duration,a little alcohol infused sweetness and caramel is there but again the hops steal the show.This is a great beer,it lived up to the hype.

oberon, May 17, 2012
Photo of ryancuth
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ryancuth, May 14, 2012
Photo of jak
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

jak, May 07, 2012
Photo of Chaney
4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Holy crap, what a surprise!

I took a tour of the brewery the day I went and the brewmaster was really touting this one. Now I know why!

On tap at Foothills.

A: Poured a crystal clear, apricot-orange color with a few bubbles posing as a head floating around.

S: I got the Citra hops up front, with a sort of grapefruit-orange blend to boot. Despite the weak nose on many of their standard line-up entries, that definitely was NOT the case with this one.

T: I would describe this one as a much more complex, rice flake version of Bell's Two-Hearted, with a much more yeasty disposition overall. The finish was DEFINITELY rice.

M: This was carbonated enough, but still not too, with a slight bitterness on the finish than Foothill's other IPA efforts.

O: This was the best thing I've ever tried by Foothills... it even rivals Sexual Chocolate! However, I'll be back for BBA Sexual Chocolate this summer and we shall see...

Chaney, May 06, 2012
Photo of Tgmckinn
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Tgmckinn, May 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

millerbuffoon, Apr 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

cantfindme, Apr 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

THECPJ, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of Hodgin
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Hodgin, Feb 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

PuckPuck, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of McNuts
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

McNuts, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of Hopman1985
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Hopman1985, Feb 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ncaudle, Jan 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

JebediahScooter, Jan 29, 2012
Jade from Foothills Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.